2018 Strategic Research Initiatives
The Grainger College of Engineering has always responded to the critical needs of society and continues to develop solutions for our global challenges. Our Strategic Research Initiatives support collaboration in high-impact research, as well as emerging areas. Funding and support for these programs seed our future success and drive new discoveries.
Establishing the Smart Transportation Infrastructure Initiative
Imad L. Al-Qadi, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Building the UIUC Center for Autonomy
Geir E. Dullerud, Mechanical Science and Engineering
Modeling, simulation and fabrication of bio-hybrid creatures: Roadmap to NSF-STC
Mattia Gazzola, Mechanical Science and Engineering